What's so funny about mental illness?

What's so funny about mental illness?

Whats so funny about mental illness

Ruby Wax is an American born, naturalised British comedian.

Diseases of the body garner sympathy, says comedian Ruby Wax — except those of the brain.

Why is that? With dazzling energy and humor, Wax, diagnosed a decade ago with clinical depression, urges us to put an end to the stigma of mental illness.

Ruby Wax is a loud, funny woman — who spent much of her comedy career battling depression in silence. Now her work blends mental health advocacy and laughs.